- Check your GPS / AIS devices. Some of them failed on Jan 2, 2022 due to the "GPS Rollover" bug
Re: Check your GPS / AIS devices. Some of them failed on Jan 2, 2022 due to the "GPS Rollover" bug
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Myfuruno gp 32 gps and my furino chart plotter have gone to May 2002 date. Position is OK on both as I have external aerials. ENL the NZ distributors for furuno say the date cannt be corrected and (what a surprise) recommend a replacement as the solution. Pity abuse I like my old fashio I have a newer furuno VX 2 as my radar. Will see if I an patch the date from that. It talks to the plotter and I can full or split screen the radar to the plotter.
On 11/01/2022 09:51 Scott SV Tengah <scott.nguyen@...> wrote:
I successfully updated my FA-50 AIS. Had to make a crossover ethernet cable since we don't have a hub onboard and the tiny shops on the remote South Pacific atolls are out of fresh vegetables and don't seem to carry crossover ethernet cables, either. ;) A bit of splicing + turning off windows firewall and I was able to update our FA-50.
Do you have the GP-150? I cannot connect to it to update it. I have the serial output on Data4 enabled with a DB9 output and then connected to a DB9-USB converter. I have been using that for years to provide GPS data to my computer, but I can't get the Furuno update software to connect.
FYI - We know a SM with Garmin and they have been blissfully unaware that they may have been transmitting erroneous AIS position information since 2019. It is not a Furuno specific bug. It's easy to remain unaware that your reported position is missing or incorrect.
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